[clug] User authentication problem [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Roppola, Antti - BRS
Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Tue Mar 25 00:38:33 GMT 2008
For the record, this looks like it ws a minor bug in YaST combining
having the "days to expiry" set to -1 while administering user accounts
This announcement for the benefit of future searchs... :o)
From: linux-bounces+antti.roppola=brs.gov.au at lists.samba.org
[mailto:linux-bounces+antti.roppola=brs.gov.au at lists.samba.org] On
Behalf Of Michael O'Keeffe
Sent: Friday, 15 February 2008 1:23 PM
To: linux at lists.samba.org
Subject: [clug] User authentication problem
We are running SuSE Enterprice 9.x on one of our servers. An important
user account had its password expire on us (as they do) and after
reseting the password we can:
1. ssh to the box as another user and then su to the affected account.
2. cannot ssh to the box as the affected account (password
We've restarted sshd, xinetd, double checked the password, and even
reset it again. (My knowledge is somewhat limted here as where else go).
We aren't using PAM, we aren't restricting ssh logons etc.
Can anyone offer some thoughts as to the cause of the problem?
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